2022 ICD-10-CM Code D49.519

Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:D49.519
Short Description:Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney
Long Description:Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Neoplasms of unspecified behavior (D49)
      • Neoplasms of unspecified behavior (D49)

D49.519 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney. The code D49.519 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code D49.519 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired renal cyst with neoplastic change, acquired renal cystic disease, adrenal gland uninvolved by renal tumor, erythrocytosis due to renal tumor, familial papillary thyroid carcinoma with renal papillary neoplasia syndrome , gerota's fascia uninvolved by renal tumor, etc.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like D49.519 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

D49519 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert D49.519 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code D49.519 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018